Identity Theft: Learn How to Stay Safe and Not Become a Victim
Did you know the odds of being struck by lightning in a given year are only around 1 in 100,000,000?
That’s not a scary thought, mainly since 9 out of 10 people survive.
But when it comes to identity theft, the odds are 1 in 15.
Worldwide, there’s a new victim every 2 seconds. Now, that is spine-chilling!
Identity theft is the most common consequence of a data breach.
Defrauding and stealing someone’s identity is easier today than it has ever been in history.
Identity thieves gain financial advantages or other benefits, while victims suffer financial loss and possibly other severe consequences, including being accused of a crime they didn’t commit.
Fraudsters often target people with a strong credit history and no criminal background, including celebrities.
Let’s go behind of scenes of an identity theft maneuver and learn how you can protect yourself from it.